COVID-19 Update

WSCC’s Yellowknife and Inuvik offices are now open to the public. Our Iqaluit office is currently closed to the public and our employees are working from home. Our services are still available online or on the phone. Visit our COVID-19 page for important service updates, and the COVID-19 Resource page for essential tools for your workplace.

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Media Releases

April 01 / 2021
Yellowknife, NT (April 1, 2021) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (WSCC) has today announced the appointment of Jenni Bruce as the new chair...
February 18 / 2021
Yellowknife, NT (February 18, 2021) – On February 15, 2021, Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation appeared in the Nunavut Court of Justice and was sentenced for an offence under the Mine Health &...
February 01 / 2021
Yellowknife, NT (February 1, 2021) – Employers in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut can now report workplace incidents and injuries online through the e-Business service, WSCC Connect.   “The...
November 30 / 2020
Yellowknife, NT (November 30, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (WSCC) has announced that the 2021 employer assessment rates will be...
August 10 / 2020
Yellowknife, NT (August 10, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the pension system for workplace injuries or illnesses. “We’re...
June 15 / 2020
Yellowknife, NT (June 15 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) today released additional materials to assist employers in reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19 in their...
April 27 / 2020
Yellowknife, NT (April 27, 2020) – Tomorrow, April 28th, the Northern Federation of Labour (NTFL) and the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) will mark the National Day of Mourning by...
April 08 / 2020
Yellowknife, NT (April 8, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) today announced relief measures for employers who are unable to make their WSCC assessment payments as a...
March 23 / 2020
Yellowknife, NT (March 23, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) has developed a risk assessment tool to guide employers in determining if a worker can safely be on the...
December 10 / 2019
Iqaluit, NU (Dec 10, 2019) – On December 05, 2019, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission filed sixteen charges in the Nunavut Court of Justice under the Mine Health & Safety Act.  ...